Dogs and Pigs and Birds, Oh My! A Bevy of Animals Serve as Partners in Literacy

Marybeth Kozikowski

Abstract


“Living things in the library encourage reading. They certainly provoke questions and conversations with patrons.”

That quote from Kate Capps, children’s librarian and school liaison of the Olathe Indian Creek Library in Kansas, is one that I—and many other librarians—would tend to agree with, based on the number of programs nationwide that encourage kids to read to or with animals. 


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5860/cal.16.2.3

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